Government of the 22nd Dáil
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|Government of the 22nd Dáil|
|17th Government of Ireland|
|Date formed||30 June 1981|
|Date dissolved||9 March 1982|
|People and organisations|
|Head of government||Garret FitzGerald|
|Deputy head of government||Michael O'Leary|
|Head of state||Patrick Hillery|
|Total number of ministers||15|
|Member parties||Fine Gael
|Status in legislature||Minority Coalition|
|Opposition leader||Charles Haughey (Fianna Fáil)|
|Election(s)||1981 general election|
|Legislature term(s)||22nd Dáil|
|Predecessor||16th Government of Ireland|
|Successor||18th Government of Ireland|
17th Government of Ireland
- Members of the 22nd Dáil
- Ministers of State of the 22nd Dáil
- Members of the 15th Seanad
- Dáil Éireann
- Constitution of Ireland
- Politics of the Republic of Ireland
- "History of Government – Twenty-Second Dáil". Department of the Taoiseach. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
- On 21 August 1981, the Department of Energy was renamed as the Department of Industry and Enegry.
- On 21 August 1981, the Department of Industry, Commerce and Tourism was renamed as the Department of Trade, Commerce and Tourism.
- James Dooge was appointed as Minister for Foreign Affairs on 21 October 1981. He could not be appointed to cabinet until he had been appointed to the Seanad Éireann and that could not happen for some months because appointments can only take place after the general election for the Seanad has been held.